Top Hospital + "A" for Patient Safety
Inova Alexandria Hospital had earned a second consecutive Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of "A." This designation recognizes our efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.
The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety Grade assigns grades to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.
National Award for Quality
Highlighting our nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Inova Alexandria Hospital also has been named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group.
Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care, and the hospital’s capacity to prevent medication errors. The rigorous standards are defined in each year’s Top Hospital Methodology.